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Does Nephrotic Syndrome Cause Kidney Enlargement

Does Nephrotic Syndrome Cause Kidney EnlargementNephrotic Syndrome is a medical condition in which the glomeruli become leaky so that large amount of protein leak from your blood into your urine. It can be caused by many other diseases, such as FSGS, Diabetic Nephropathy, Minimal Change Disease, etc. Does Nephrotic Syndrome cause kidney enlargement? Recently a patient consulted such a question. If you are also interested in it, please go on reading.

Kidney is a bean shaped organ, which is located in the middle portion of the back. It is responsible for removing excessive water and waste from the bloodstream. This waste eventually becomes urine and is passed out of body. Our kidneys have a lot of excess capacity built into them. When some parts of kidney are damaged, the renal cells in the intact parts may proliferate and enlarge to make the most of the remaining kidneys so as to maintain the normal function. In such case, your kidneys may enlarge. But not all Nephrotic Syndrome patients have kidney enlargement. Sometimes when their kidneys are severely damaged, kidneys will shrink.

Treatment for kidney enlargement caused by Nephrotic Syndrome

If you have enlarged kidneys, you should repair the damaged kidneys as early as possible to prevent proliferation of renal cells. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), there are many therapies to help you, such as Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Full Bath, Medicated Foot Bath, Circle Therapy, Enema Therapy, Acupuncture, Moxibustion, Mai Kang Composition, various medical soup, etc. Some can help you cleanse waste products. Some can decompose deposited immune complexes in the kidneys so as to eliminate kidney inflammation. Some can dilate blood vessels to increase blood flow into kidneys so as to improve ischemia and anoxia. Moreover, some can degrade extracellular matrix to stop kidney fibrosis. In order to have a good curative effect, we often combine several of them together. After a period of treatment, your kidneys can be protected very well.

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